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'I feel my life is seriously under threat' - CRL commission head

The chairperson of the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities, Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, has reportedly received death threats from religious leaders during her probe into the alleged commercialisation of religion.

Mkhwanazi-Xaluva on Wednesday told Stephen Grootes that criticism against her had become personalised and she felt her life was in danger.

Listen to the conversation below:

We seem to be having marches once or twice a week. Whenever we request a pastor, they bring busloads. They bring armed bodyguards...

Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva, CLR head

This article first appeared on 702 : 'I feel my life is seriously under threat' - CRL commission head


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